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Member Spotlight: Emily Sudar
Member Spotlight: Emily Sudar

Meet Emily Sudar from Waukesha County! Continue Reading

Postedby Kim Meinert
Date posted06/19/2024


2024 Spring Regional...That's a Wrap!
2024 Spring Regional...That's a Wrap!

A big thank you to all those who attended, donated, presented, or helped prepare the 2024 WLIA Spring Regional! It was great to see so many presentations, conversations and connections being made last week in Marshfield. The Silent Auction and 50/50 raffle was another success with a total of $867... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted06/13/2024


Land Records Leadership Series: Selling the Value of Your Work
Land Records Leadership Series: Selling the Value of Your Work

How do we make sure decision-makers know what value we bring to an organization? Continue Reading

Postedby Kim Meinert
Date posted06/12/2024


WLIA 2024 Fall Regional Meeting Open Call for Presentations
WLIA 2024 Fall Regional Meeting Open Call for Presentations

Hello fellow land information colleagues, The WLIA 2024 Fall Regional Meeting will be held in beautiful La Crosse, WI, October 16th– 18th at the Radisson Hotel. Since we will be in the heart of the Driftless Area, our hope is to have a variety of presentations focused on topics and projects... Continue Reading

Postedby Doug Avoles
Date posted06/10/2024


Thank You to This Year's Spring Regional Sponsors!
Thank You to This Year's Spring Regional Sponsors!

The 2024 Spring Regional Meeting is next week! There is set to be some great speakers, presentations, and some amazing social events to catch up with your peers. Head on over to the event page or click on the button below to view the full agenda and if you haven't registered yet, there is still... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted05/31/2024


National Recognition for Wisconsin Middle School Students
National Recognition for Wisconsin Middle School Students

Esri and NGCE has recognized two Wisconsin middle school students for their analysis project on school playground equipment. Continue Reading

Postedby Shelley Witte
Date posted05/28/2024


Member Spotlight: Tyler DeBruin
Member Spotlight: Tyler DeBruin

Today, we're excited to chat with a new WLIA board member, Tyler DeBruin. He’s a dedicated GIS Utility Analyst for the Town of Grand Chute and serves as the Vice Chair for the Spring Education Committee. Continue Reading

Postedby Emily Sudar
Date posted05/22/2024


Spring Regional Spotlight: Maintaining Your Data after NG911 Implementation
Spring Regional Spotlight: Maintaining Your Data after NG911 Implementation

Another great presentation that will be featured at this year's Spring Regional Meeting will have Paul Bernard from Wood County discussing how to Maintain Your Data After NG911 Implementation. Any data steward can tell you that preparing GIS datasets for NG911 is far more involved than simply... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted05/16/2024


Spring Regional Spotlight: History, Geography, and Maps of Middle Earth
Spring Regional Spotlight: History, Geography, and Maps of Middle Earth

Join us at the Spring Regional Meeting to hear Charles Green from St. Croix County talk about History, Geography, and Maps of Middle Earth. Maps can help make a fantasy world more tangible to us. While some may argue that fantasy isn’t “real,” to Tolkien, the world he created... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted05/15/2024


Spring Regional Spotlight: Let's Talk Manure!
Spring Regional Spotlight: Let's Talk Manure!

Get ready to fertilize your senses! Just down the road from the Hotel Marshfield is the AgSource Food and Environmental Laboratory. While this lab doesn't process manure samples, the Stratford laboratory not far away does - if you're lucky maybe you'll get a whiff of manuré during this... Continue Reading

Postedby Nicole Barbiaux
Date posted05/14/2024


Spring Regional Spotlight: Land Information Challenges & Opportunities in Rural Wisconsin - Panel
Spring Regional Spotlight: Land Information Challenges & Opportunities in Rural Wisconsin - Panel

You won't want to miss this exciting Panel Discussion on Land Information Challenges & Opportunities in Rural Wisconsin; and you won't if you register for the upcoming Spring Regional Meeting. Panel Members: Carrie Morrell, GIS/Land Information Coordinator at Clark County. I’ve been... Continue Reading

Postedby Sara Chiamulera
Date posted05/13/2024


Land Records Leadership Series: Learning from Failure
Land Records Leadership Series: Learning from Failure

Failures, what failures? We all have them. How do we turn them into learning opportunities? Continue Reading

Postedby Adam Dorn
Date posted05/13/2024